Tag: Fermi GPU
For GPGPU, NVIDIA still holds the cards.
Russian HPC cluster vendor T-Platforms says it will be adding NVIDIA’s Tesla 20-series (Fermi-class) GPUs into its latest blade offering. According to the company, the GPGPU blade will feature a “very high computing density design along with aggressive power-saving schemes for heterogeneous environments.”
A Chinese supercomputer called Nebulae, powered by the latest Fermi GPUs, grabbed the number two spot on the TOP500 list announced earlier today. The new machine delivered 1.27 petaflops of Linpack performance, yielding only to the 1.76 petaflop Jaguar system, which retained its number one berth.
CPU performance has hit a wall, says NVIDIA chief scientist.